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National Standards for Grade Levels 2-6


Science Detective was designed to teach younger students problem solving skills. Students will:

  1. state problems as scientific questions
  2. approach problems using the scientific process
  3. develop observation and organization skills
  4. conduct two simple experiments
  5. practice recording experimental data in an organized manner
  6. present data from an experiment in the form of a graph
  7. practice interpreting data and observations
  8. learn to draw a sound conclusion
  9. learn to reformulate a hypothesis


Includes instructor’s manual, transparencies, student data sheets, card game, "what’s different" activity, bread mold experiment, plant growth experiment, extension activities, and materials for a class of 24 students. Allow three hours of lab time with additional observation time for two weeks.


Required, but not included:

  • scented candle
  • scented spray
  • spray bottle
  • candy
  • ribbon
  • soil
  • bread
  • marker
  • masking tape
  • paper

Science Detective

SKU: 1-162
  • Sh. wt. 3lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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